How To Prepare Your New Home For The Hot Summer Temperatures

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Although the Texas weather can be quite unpredictable, there is no getting away from the extreme hot summer temperatures starting next month. In order to keep your energy costs down, prevent damages, and prepare your home for summer barbecues, make sure to cross these items from your checklist: Ventilate your attic: some people take their attic for granted during the summer months, but using a fan or opening up vents can keep your attic from reaching those 140 degree temperatures when the outside temperature is in the 90’s.

How Resort-Style Amenities Are Changing The Way People Live

Normandy Homes communities will offer an array of luxury, resort-style amenities that will provide residents with the opportunity to have a great experience in and around their new home. Once construction is completed in the different Normandy Homes communities, you will be able enjoy the perks of luxury living beyond your home itself. Immerse yourself in the outdoors and the community with olympic pools, playgrounds, hiking trails, amenity centers and more.

5 Reasons Why You Should Relocate To Collin County

With two brand new communities in Allen and Plano, Texas Normandy Homes offers different types of luxury homes nestled right in the heart of Collin County. Considered one of the fastest growing counties in America, Collin County is comprised of 27 towns and cities–Plano being the biggest. Families live comfortably with a median household income of about $82,238 and in close proximity to everything they could wish for: 1.Exceptional Schools: Collin County is home to 9 school districts who constantly rank at the top of city, state, and country lists of exemplary public and private schools. Additionally,for those seeking continuing education, Collin College serves about 53,000 students every year.

Featured Floorplan: Isabella in Plano, Texas

Plano, Texas is one suburban area experiencing tremendous growth in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, as more and more companies are moving in their corporate headquarters and people are coming to live, work, and play. The new Normandy Homes community in Plano, the Villas of Pecan Creek, is now adding some luxurious quick move-ins, so this is the time to take a look at some great opportunities, such as the Isabella floor plan. This magnificent floor plan will be available later this summer and features stone, brick, and cedar for a breathtaking exterior!

New Families Will Move To Plano With Toyota

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According to The Dallas Morning News, sources indicate the automotive giant, Toyota, is planning to move a significant portion of its U.S. headquarters to West Plano, which means it would locate an estimated 4,000 workers into the area. Hoping to purchase an office site in Legacy business park, the company is currently in negotiations that have been in the works for several months. With thousands of workers from sales, finance, marketing, engineering and product planning moving in along with their families, Plano is bound to see an incredible transformation very soon.

What Allen, Texas Can Offer To Residents Of Cypress Meadows

This amazing city located in the outskirts of Dallas, Texas and voted one of the best places to live by CNN Money magazine, is ideal for all family types looking for an active community lifestyle and a wide array of entertainment options. Stretching from the southern side of major highway 121 all the way to the East side of interstate highway 75, Allen, Texas is home to a Premium Outlets Center also located next to The Village at Fairview. The Cypress Meadows community borders the western side of the city, making it extremely convenient to quickly travel to Frisco and Plano as well.

Normandy Homes Featuring Completed Homes Throughout the Metroplex

Normandy Homes announces a fabulous collection of homes are underway or completed throughout the DFW area and available for quick move-ins. Featuring a stunning collection of both one and two story options in the best locations, each home is “Classically Inspired – Innovative by Design” and includes a wealth of custom upgrades and special incentives to make buying a new Normandy Home even easier than ever. All communities have a furnished showhome available to tour daily from 10-6 and Sundays from 12-6.

Normandy Homes Grand Opens Newest Community in Plano

Normandy Homes – an award winning homebuilder with locations across the Metroplex – is Grand Opening its newest community in Plano. The Villas of Pecan Creek is an exclusive enclave of only 33 homesites bordered by a wooded creekside greenbelt within walking distance to Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve. Normandy is offering a fabulous collection of three and four bedroom designs from the $310’s - $420’s – many on beautiful sites with views. Both single and two story homes are available ranging from 2,106 to 4,084 square feet with open concept designs and multiple flex room options - all combining to provide the perfect layout for any family’s needs.

Living In Pecan Creek, A Luxury Normandy Homes Community In Plano, TX

The new Normandy Homes community in Plano, Texas, is the ideal location for those who wish to stay connected to the city while enjoying excellent schools, entertainment, outdoor activities, and more. Not only will residents have access to major interstate highway 75, but also the DART Rail System which both connect to the heart of downtown Dallas and the surrounding metroplex area.

Normandy Homes Unveils New Lake Grapevine Community

Normandy Homes announces the Grand Opening of Lakeside DFW, an exciting new 150-acre community overlooking Lake Grapevine. Conveniently located off FM 2499 and Lakeside Parkway in Flower Mound, this newest Normandy location will feature a collection of one and two-story homes from the $460’s to $540’s. Lakeside DFW is truly a ‘Live, Work & Play’ neighborhood where residents will enjoy a number of outdoor recreational options including boating, walking, hiking and biking plus a fabulous social experience lakeside dining, music and retail options nearby. An urban village is planned as part of the community to showcase music, art, shopping and dining and a lakeside park will be a perfect spot for picnics, frisbee and people watching. Exemplary schools at all levels will serve this new Normandy location, adding to the many benefits of life at Lakeside DFW.

The Significant Increase of North Texas Home Values

Looking at 2013, we can all agree that the market is booming in Texas real estate and that good things came our way. Home values have increased by $1.9 trillion in the United States and the Dallas-Fort Worth area accounted for $18.7 billion of that growth according to Zillow. Also, the increase in Dallas-Forth Worth home values exceeded almost by double of the increase experienced in the Houston area as Zillow reports. The recession seems to be way behind us and optimism is in the air for 2014.

Kick Off 2014 With Normandy Homes!

Buying a new home may be something lingering at the bottom of your New Year’s resolutions, but with Normandy Homes there is no need to keep waiting. Additionally, CBS News recommends buying a house soon before prices start climbing up further in 2014, in this article: “Why 2014 is a Good Year to Buy a Home.” For residents buying in Texas though, this is not only a great year to buy a new home, but also the year to make a valuable investment.

Featured Normandy Homes Community: Lakeside DFW

Lakeside DFW is now open! We’re excited to announce that you can now live, work, and play on 150 acres overlooking Lake Grapevine in Flower Mound, Texas! Conveniently located off of FM 2499 and Lakeside Parkway in Flower Mound, this luxury new home community offers a selection of newly designed floor plans. Residents of Lakeside enjoy living as a social experience including lake-view dining, live music, retail and plenty of active outdoor space for walking, hiking, and biking. Residents may come to enjoy a show at the lake-view amphitheater that showcases musical and artistic performances. The lakeside park attracts informal gatherings, frisbee games, people-watching and perfect picnics spots. An urban village is planned with retailers occupying the ground floors with offices and residences above.

Commonly Misunderstood Real Estate Terms

You can never be too informed as a prospective homebuyer. However, because realestate professionals use terminology so frequently, they can lose sight of the fact that their clients aren’t as familiar. The following terms commonly require clarification: Restructured MortgageA mortgage that remains in place, but with new terms. If you increase your monthly payments by $100, you have restructured your loan. These additional payments reduce the principal debt at a faster rate than originally planned; resulting in a lower interest and fewer number of payments. LienA lien is a claim against property. Not only are mortgages and trusts liens, but overdue property taxes, unpaid repair bills, and even water and sewer charges can all be liens. A major purpose of a title search is to be certain that all liens are known as of the day of settlement and paid off as required.

Irving Texas Home for Sale: Available Soon

Exterior: Camden “A” Scheme 4 *Special pricing through the end of the year!* Camden Floor Plan Located in Irving, Texas, this two story, four bedroom home offers a plentiful amount of space each designed for a specific purpose - making it the perfect family home! With three full baths and two half baths, everyone has their own individual space; yet the two living rooms and gameroom offer endless opportunities to spend quality time together as a family.

Featured Floorplan: Fairfield (Lakeside DFW)

The Lakeside DFW community, offering homes for sale in Flower Mound TX , is progressing each and every day and our model home is almost finished! This blog explores the Fairfield design. To view all of the home designs available at Lakeside DFW, click here: Lakeside DFW floor plans by Normandy Homes. The Fairfield floor plan is an impressive design that includes special features that truly give a home the “wow factor.” Homes built in the Fairfield design have two separate attached garages; one of them easily fits two cars and the other fits one. And if you don’t have three cars; consider how much storage space you will have!

Introducing Lakeside DFW - Normandy Homes’ Latest Community - Preselling Now

Normandy Homes is preselling now in Lakeside DFW, Flower Mound’s highly anticipated new master-planned community. Spanning 151 acres and overlooking Flower Mound’s Sunset Coast on Lake Grapevine, residents of Lakeside DFW are treated with not only beautiful views, but also the convenience of neighborhood shops, restaurants and commercial office space all within walking distance.